South County Notebook

  • Tuesday, November 3, 2009 8:10pm
  • Life

Veterans Day events

• USO Review

Hear your favorites performed by United Service Organizations and Broadway performer Joannie Jackson Schendel at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at the South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Tickets $15. For more information, call 425-774-5555.

• Mill Creek Veterans Memorial

The public is invited to attend the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Mill Creek Veterans Memorial at noon Nov. 11. The ceremony will be in Library Park, immediately east of the Mill Creek Library at 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway. Additional information about the Veterans Memorial, including an artist’s rendition of the final appearance, is available on the city Web site,

• Lynnwood memorial

The city of Lynnwood will have a Veteran’s Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at Veteran’s Park, 44th Avenue West and Veterans Way.

Seminars and education


Explore Europe escorted vacations Nov. 12 at AAA’s Service Center, 4100 Alderwood Mall Blvd. Call 425-744-7310 for more information.

• De-stress this holiday

Family Center of South Snohomish County is hosting “Caregiving and the Holidays: From Stress To Success” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 2330 58th St W., Mountlake Terrace. Contact Pam Graham, program coordinator, at or 425-670-8984, ext. 22.

• Plant pressing

A plant pressing class for elementary students on up to adults will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Northwest Stream Center at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Learn about native plants and make a simple plant press. Cost is $5 members, $7 non-members. Advance registration required. Call 425-316-8592.

• Eagles, habitat

Learn about eagles and their habitat Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Northwest Stream Center at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Cost is $5 members, $7 non-members. Advance registration required. Call 425-316-8592.

Community Events

• Jazz at the food bank

The Mack Grout Band will be jazzin’ it up for the Lynnwood Food Bank at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Lynnwood Free Methodist Church, 6519 188th St. SW. Admission is $15. Tickets can be purchased online at, or one hour before the show. For ticket information call 206-775-3696.

• Flags for Boy Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 312 is accepting American flags for recycling. Bring worn, faded or torn flags to McDonald McGarry Insurance, 630 Main St., Edmonds, before 3 p.m. Nov. 13. For more information, call 425-774-3200 or visit

• KSER Voices of Our Community gala

John Hockenberry, host of “The Takeaway” and an Emmy Award-winning commentator, author and journalist, will be the feature speaker at KSER Voices of our Community Gala beginning 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Parks Student Union Building, Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett.

The gala event will include the presentation of the KSER Voice of the Community Award and a special preview of “Sound Living,” KSER’s new local public affairs show.

Order tickets online at or call 425-303-9070.

• Bothell Sons of Norway

The Bothell Sons of Norway are hosting a bazaar, luncheon and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at 23905 Bothell-Everett Highway. Lunch options include pea soup, rommegrot, traditional Norwegian open-faced sandwiches, lefse, krumkae, rosettes, cake doughnuts and fattigman. The bake sale will include many of the same, plus many non-Norwegian foods. For more information, contact Marlene Bisselle at 425-337-4007 or

• Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Mill Creek Library regular monthly meeting and the annual meeting with election of officers will be combined and held on Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. at the library, 15429 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Phone: 425-337-4822.

Children’s Activities

• Wanted: youth performers

The city of Lynnwood Arts Commission and the Lynnwood Rotary are looking for middle school- and high school-age students who live in Edmonds School District boundaries to perform in the fifth annual Student Showcase Feb. 25 at Alderwood mall. Singers, dancers, musicians, magicians and performing artists should contact Marianne Johnson at the Lynnwood Parks and Recreation Department at 425-670-5518 or for an application. Deadline for applications is Jan. 8.

• Parent meetings with the Edmonds superintendent

Superintendent Nick Brossoit has two more parent meetings scheduled around the district this fall.

The remaining dates are:

– 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the College Place Middle School commons, 7501 208th St. SW, Lynnwood

– 7 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Meadowdale Middle School commons, 6500 168th St. SW, Lynnwood

Brossoit will provide a district and state educational update focused around the themes of student learning, as well as updates on general fund finances, property and capital projects and “Social Justice for Student Achievement.” He will also address any questions. Parent meetings will also take place in March at each of the four comprehensive high schools.

• Celebrate Wheedle on the Needle

The Edmonds Public Education Foundation will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Wheedle on the Needle on Nov. 12 with author Stephen Cosgrove and illustrator Robin James as well as paranormal teen romance authors Amber Kizer (“Meridian”) and Heather Davis (“Never Cry Werewolf”) at the Lynnwood Barnes and Noble. To make a donation or contact the Edmonds Public Education Foundation please go to or call 206-406-1517.

Senior notes

• VFW Post 8870

VFW Post 8870’s monthly meeting will be Nov. 13 at the South County Senior Center. For more information, call 425-672-0279.

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